Last name origins & meanings:
- Greek: from the personal name Markos (see Mark)
or a shortened form of patronymic derivatives of this, for example
Markopoulos, Markakis, or composite names such as
Markantonakis ‘son of Mark Anthony’.
- Hungarian: variant of Márkus, a Latinized Hungarian form of
- Hungarian: possibly a nickname from
markos ‘strong’ (from marok ‘palm of the hand’,
markol ‘to grip’).
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